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Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
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Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2 review: specs and price

Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
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Why is Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2 better than the average?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs14.83Hz
  • Impedance
    32 Ohmsvs33.15 Ohms
  • Weight
    20gvs169.03g
  • Sound pressure level
    115dB/mWvs105.2dB/mW

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

20g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

2.has a tangle free cable
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

3.has an in-ear form
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

4.sweat resistant
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

5.travel bag is included
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

6.has a straight plug
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

10Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.sound pressure level

115dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

32 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.driver unit size

9.2mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

2.warranty period

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

3.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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